• PEOPLE NAME: MARANAO OF PHILIPPINES

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PEID: 7735

ROP: 106311

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Muslim

Language: Maranao - (mrw)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Philippines

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Population: 1,405,000

Global Population: 1,405,000


PEID: 7735

ROP: 106311

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Maranao of Philippines, numbering 1,405,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Muslim people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Philippines. Their primary language is Maranao. The primary religion practiced by the Maranao is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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